I am {finally} PREGNANT!

I am {finally} PREGNANT!

We are pregnant {or I am pregnant... I never really know what to say}! This was written just after we found out we’re pregnant… but we saved it to post online after we told close friends & family. Last fall, I shared that I had some BIG NEWS with y’all and many of you said you thought we were pregnant before you read the article. {Spoiler alert: We weren’t. We bought a house.} We actually, really, for-real are now pregnant and are so excited to share the exciting news with you all! No,…Read more …
Expectations vs Reality

Expectations vs Reality

Hubby and I got married just over a year ago.  Our honeymoon wasn’t a walk on the beach, literally or figuratively.  We got married, then spent our honeymoon attending the wedding of some of Hubby’s good friends in another state.  The only way to financially afford a honeymoon and a cross-country wedding trip in the same year was to make the two trips one – so we did.  We flew out two weeks after our wedding, spent a few days visiting Hubby’s old stompin’ ground {where he went to college}, road tripped for…Read more …
The SUPER EASY Way to Get Rid of Popcorn Ceilings

The SUPER EASY Way to Get Rid of Popcorn Ceilings

We have been busy, busy, busy with demolition work!  We're about done knocking things down and are ready to start putting things back up.  As most renovations go, we keep adding things to the "to do" list because "we have the space torn apart, we might as well" {insert project here}.  Can you relate? {Note: This is a sponsored post.  Please see disclosure details at the end of the post.} One of the projects we've discussed but kept putting off was the darn textured ceilings.  I called them popcorn ceilings, but my dad was quick…Read more …
Our $2,500 Budget Wedding

Our $2,500 Budget Wedding

Hubby and I have been married just over a year now… we got married on July 4, 2014.  We joked that we picked a holiday so neither of us could forget the anniversary… but seriously.  Also – how fun is it to have an extra day off work and fireworks every single anniversary?! Score! From the day we got engaged to the day of the wedding was 2 months and 3 days {yes, we are certifiably insane, thanks}.  We dated for about 4 months before getting engaged… I would not normally suggest that…Read more …